Not All Polls Are Created Equal

January 20, 2016

Political polling is a tricky business with a host of factors that can impact poll results.

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Future Trends

January 28, 2014

Recommended reading on the future of tech and the future of work.

Image from a version of the "Places to Intervene" paper published by Innovation Labs

Places to Intervene

September 19, 2012

If we commonly believe that “technology is the answer to all our problems”, perhaps we might consider what problems technology is causing or exacerbating.

Absorbing the Complexity

April 28, 2012

Reflections on the state of digital government and a plan for where it should go.

Wicked Problems

November 28, 2011

Due to complex inter-dependencies, attempting to solve one facet of a wicked problem can expose or create other problems.

McGannon Center & book

September 5, 2011

As fellows we’re working on a book on using user-focused, community-based research to make a difference in addressing complex problems.

Are We Doing Good?

March 22, 2011

A Conversation on CTC Evaluation with Mike Crandall and Samantha Becker.

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Zones of Silence

May 2, 2010

An article on how digital divide work frequently obscures what it is like on “the other side of the information highway”.

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Broadband Adoption in Low-Income Communities

March 2, 2010

Our report on broadband adoption commissioned by the FCC is now available from the Social Science Research Council.

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Casey Harrell of Greenpeace on Greener Electronics

December 6, 2009

“It’s not Greenpeace versus the IT industry. It’s the IT industry versus some of the laggards in the IT industry.”

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